obsolescence management

13 Nov 2018 No Comments

A Tale of Two Manufacturers, and the Last Time Buys Between Them

With the current electronic component shortage crisis, the relationships between OEMs and contract manufacturers are of the utmost importance. Continuing to conduct business as usual is no longer an option. […]
12 Nov 2018 No Comments

Healthcare OEMs: A Supply Chain Problem Is Everyone’s Problem

It doesn’t take much to understand that medical equipment is wildly crucial in our world today. But the prolonged lifecycles of this equipment necessitate a need for regular updates and […]
8 Nov 2018 No Comments

Reactive vs. Proactive Obsolescence Management Strategies

While all obsolescence management strategies have the same goal of ensuring the lifecycles of OEM products despite any unforeseeable disruptions, they are not all alike. Now, just because each strategy […]
21 Sep 2018 No Comments

The Price of an EOL Component Is More Than You Think

The passive electronic components that make up so much of what we use in our everyday lives are getting both smaller and more common. 15 years ago, the total number […]
11 Sep 2018 No Comments

Where Is the Focus of Your EOL Management Strategy?

While most discussions centering around EOL components typically imply concentrating on the end of an OEM product’s lifecycle, any true discussion of substance concentrates on the very beginning. Preparation vs. […]
12 Jun 2018 No Comments

3 Strategies to Clear the Way for Supply Chain Transparency

With the current component shortage and obsolescence challenges present in today’s manufacturing climate, transparency is needed now more than ever. Transparency not just regarding knowledge of where components originated, but […]